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There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe

€41 - €243

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LHR - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

€63 - €197

Fly to Nice, bus, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice (NCE) LHR - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  3. Take the train from Savona to Genova Brignole

€64 - €220

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole

€51 - €264

Train  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole Re / ...

€260 - €573

Bus, train via Turin  •  20h 57m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole Re / ...

€142 - €241

Bus, train  •  25h 11m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole Re / ...

€68 - €161

Bus and ferry, bus  •  25h 44m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa N506

€70 - €99

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 15m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Genoa

€310 - €397

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 33m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Genoa

€180 - €277

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa by subway and train

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Genoa is around 26h 46m and covers a distance of around 1401 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 26m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arrives in Genova Brignole. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26h 46m
Fastest journey time:
13h 26m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€301
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:12
Last service departs at:
09:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Genoa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Genoa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Genoa is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa is to fly and bus and train which costs £50 - £170 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa is to fly and train which costs £35 - £210 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arriving at Genova Brignole via London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 9m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Genoa is 1051 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 15h 9m and costs £220 - £500.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Genoa is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 10:19 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 11:19 PM in Genoa.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 1050.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Genoa via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 15h 9m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €1900
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €300
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €300
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Savona to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €22
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Train from Savona to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€60 - €90
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Turin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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